Reddi Fence Blogs

The Story of the Three Little Pigs...Fence Edition!

Friday, July 29 2016 1:22 PM
Categorized In General
    Once upon a time there were three little pigs, who moved to the magical land of Kansas. They each found a cozy new home on beautiful property, but all of them needed a fence. Now the pigs kept hearing stories from their new neighbors about the Big Bad Kansas Wind. Why, it seemed to cause all kinds of trouble for fences. Sometimes i... Read Article

What Type of Fence Is Best for the Kansas Wind?

Thursday, July 7 2016 8:03 AM
Categorized In General
Ah, the Kansas wind. What other states call a gale, we consider a light breeze. All joking aside, Kansas winds are no laughing matter when it comes to the stability and durability of your fencing. In choosing the best type of fence of the Kansas wind, there are two factors to consider: strong, rugged materials, and wind-resistant design. Here are... Read Article

How to Care for a Wrought Iron Fence

Friday, June 3 2016 4:37 PM
Categorized In Maintenance
Wrought iron fences are beautiful and can last for many years, as long as you maintain them. If you let rust get out of control, it can affect the strength of the fence and eventually cause it to crumble. Follow these steps regularly to keep your investment in great shape. Protect Rain and humidity can make your fence rust, so check for weeds a... Read Article

Do you Have to Use Concrete for Chain Link Fence Posts?

Friday, April 29 2016 12:58 PM
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If you’re going to install a chain link fence, anchoring each post in concrete is the best way to ensure your fence will stand straight and tall for years to come. It can be tempting to skip the time and expense of setting the posts in cement, but in the long run, the savings usually aren’t worth it. Know Your Soil Composition The t... Read Article

How to Extend the Life of a Wood Fence

Wednesday, December 23 2015 12:14 PM
Categorized In Maintenance
A wood privacy, split rail or picket fence can add to your home’s beauty and security. They typically last about 15 years, but with proper maintenance you can prolong the life of your wood fence to 20 years or more. New Fence Considerations Western red cedar and redwood are commonly used for fences because they resist decay and rot, but ... Read Article

Benefits of Vinyl Fencing

Monday, October 26 2015 1:29 PM
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If you want to install new or replacement fence for your home, business or rural property, consider vinyl. Made from Polyvinyl Chloride, vinyl fencing has come a long way since it was introduced in the 1980s. Today’s vinyl fences are strong, long-lasting, economical, and require little maintenance. Whether you need to create a horse corral... Read Article

Does a Privacy Fence Have to Face Outward?

Thursday, August 13 2015 2:30 PM
Categorized In General
There is no municipal code in Wichita requiring that your privacy fence be constructed with the smooth face side facing outward toward your neighbors. That being said, there are a few reasons why you would want to face your fence outward anyway. Security Security is probably the number one reason you want to point the smooth fence side out from y... Read Article

Benefits of Installing Commercial and Residential Automatic Gates

Monday, July 27 2015 2:27 PM
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Adding an automatic gate opener to your home or business property will add value, convenience, security and more. High Return on Investment Installing an electric opener on your home’s driveway gate will increase its aesthetics and curb appeal. With many design options available, you’re sure to find a gate that will complement the lan... Read Article

7 Benefits of a Privacy Fence

Thursday, May 7 2015 2:21 PM
Categorized In General
You probably already know that installing a privacy fence is a smart way to add value and security to your home, but there other, less-obvious benefits as well. But first we’ll start by addressing security and value as the most important reasons a privacy fence should be first on your list of this year’s home remodels. Security and Val... Read Article

Installing a Privacy Fence

Wednesday, April 22 2015 1:58 PM
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Privacy fences are a great way to give your property a fresh, new look while serving as a boundary for pets and neighbors. These fences are widely used in Kansas and need to be able to stand up to high winds and severe weather. When considering adding a privacy fence to your property, you’ll need to decide whether you need either a two-rail ... Read Article